Mental Health First Aid

 




 


For further information, please contact us:

Skylight Wayville
Ph: (08) 8378 4100
Email: robyn@skylight.org.au 

Mental Health First Aid

This course teaches members of the public how to assist someone who is developing a mental health problem or in a mental health crisis. 

Mental health problems covered:

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Psychosis 
  • Substance use 
  • Mental health crises
  • Suicidal thoughts and behaviours
  • Non-suicidal self-injury
  • Panic attacks
  • Traumatic events
  • Severe psychotic states
  • Severe effects from alcohol or other drug use
  • Aggressive behaviours.

Participants will learn the signs and symptoms of these mental health problems, where and how to get help and what sort of help has been shown by research to be effective.

Testimonials from Attendees:

‘Really Excellent’

‘Very well presented information and the use of personal experience definitely provided another platform for learning, especially when discussing psychosis’

‘I thought this course was great and presented to us perfectly’

‘Excellent course, presented well with a clear passion and insight in complex mental health’

‘Informative and objective, well presented’

‘The course content was well presented and organised, the lived experience prespective was invaluable to my learning and professional development, I will recommend peers to take part in this course’

Where:
Skylight Wayville, 5 Cooke Terrace 


COST:
 

$220.00 Standard

$150.00 Concession or student

Each participant receives a Mental Health First Aid Manual and certificate on completion of the course.

Morning and afternoon tea will be provided. Participants required to bring their own lunch.

REGISTRATION ESSENTIAL

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For further information, please contact us:

Skylight Wayville
Ph: (08) 8378 4100
Email: robyn@skylight.org.au 

Youth Mental Health First Aid

This  14-HOUR YMHFA Course teaches adults how to provide Mental Health First Aid to adolescents

Mental Illnesses often start in adolescence or early adulthood and it is important to detect problems early to ensure the young person is properly treated and supported. The YMHFA course teaches adults who have frequent contact with adolescents, such as parents, guardians, school staff, sport coaches and youth workers, how to assist adolescents who are developing a mental health problem or in a mental health crisis.

Course Content

The YMHFA course teaches adults how to assist adolescents who are developing any of the following mental health problems or mental health crisis.

Developing mental health problems covered:

  • Depression
  • Anxiety problems
  • Eating disorders
  • Psychosis
  • Substance use problems.

Mental health crises covered:

  • Suicidal thoughts and behaviours
  • Non-suicidal self-injury
  • Panic attacks
  • Traumatic events
  • Severe psychotic states
  • Severe effects from alcohol or other drug use
  • Aggressive behaviours.

Participants will learn about adolescent development and the signs and symptoms of these mental health problems, where and how to get help and what sort of help has been shown by research to be effective.

Who can attend a YMHFA course?

Any interested adult can attend. Please note that this course is not for adolescents to attend. This course is not a therapy or support group, rather it is an education course.

Where:
Skylight Wayville, 5 Cooke Terrace 


COST:
 

$220.00 Standard

$150.00 Concession or student

Each participant receives a Mental Health First Aid Manual and certificate on completion of the course.

Morning and afternoon tea will be provided. Participants required to bring their own lunch.

REGISTRATION ESSENTIAL

Click here to register

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Phone: (08) 8378 4100

Email:   skylight@skylight.org.au 

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